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Late Knights Crack of Dawn Pale Ale

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Brewed by Late Knights
Style: American Pale Ale
Penge, England

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We stuff this full of Cascade, Saaz and Rewaka hops. Fresh hoppy hello in your gob with a polite bitterness at the end.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2566) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2016
On cask at Ravensgate in Ramsgate. Pours a deep golden color with a nice cream colored head. The smell is grain, mild citrus and some fruit. The taste is toasted grain, citrus ending very dry and crisp. The body is light+ with light carbonation action.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10916) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2015
One-third pint, cask at Beer Rebellion, Gipsy Hill. Filmy layer over a clear golden body. Smell of fruity hops and grainy malts. Grapefruit flavours with backdrop of peach and bread. Herbal hops to a fine bitter ending. Easy to drink. Satisfying (London, 28.11.2015).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (6147) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2015
Fra cask på Beer Rebellion Gipsy Hill 28 Nov 15. Delt med Rune. Lysegulbrun. Filmskum. Ferskenaroma. Smaken røde plommer. Svakt syrlig etter hvert. Behagelig bitter avslutning.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (6274) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Cask at the Craven Arms; pale amber pour with bubbly magnolia head, aroma has some light fruit along with caramel, taste has caramel, along with some fruit action ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16927) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
From London Beer Market and drunk at home. Clear gold thin white head. Malty flavour for a golden beer, some sweetish honey. Some soft citrus hops. Rather drinkable to be honest. Bit over carbonated. Yes sweetish which is rather nice and then a good bitter lasting finish. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (12909) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Cask conditioned at Brighton Beer Dispensary, Brighton. Hazy amber with slight head. Well, I expected hops from the pump clip, but I never noticed any other than a vague vegetable note. There was a caramelized sweetness, perhaps a herby note. Quite dull really.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Cask at the bow bar. Sweet, a bit too thin, dry toffee, fruity bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (11952) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Cask gravity dispense at Beer Rebellion. It pours golden yellow with a small white head. The nose is earth, white bread, grass, faint herbal, wood and resin. The taste is earth, straw, white grape, grassy bitterness and spice with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Nice level of bitterness. Decent hopped-up session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Gravity pour at Beer Rebellion. Pours a light golden colour. Slight b.o. aroma alongside some honey and a bit of dough. Light body, very little carbonation. It's got a touch of caramel, some pine, a little lemon, nice enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (6814) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Cask @ The Fox, E8. The pour’s a slightly hazy pale straw color with a small white head. The aroma’s straw, angel food cake, a bit of white grape and canned pear juice. The taste is white grape juice concentrate, a bit of sugar cookie sweetness. Soft pale malt accents. Soft grassy bitterness on the finish. Light body, soft carbonation. Well made stuff, but not that particularly compelling.


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